The CSS3 specification allows front-end developers to create sophisticated visual effects to make websites look better. I have compiled over 10 new CSS3 techniques to embellish your website and give it a more professional look and feel.
Hint.css is a tooltip library written completely in CSS. It’s originally written in SASS and uses only HTML/CSS to implement simple tooltips.
Here’s a video from the “What Developers Love and Hate about iOS, Android, Windows and HTML5″ panel discussion that I took part in during MoDev East back in December. The panelists represented native app developers, HTML/web developers, and myself-representing the HTML/hybrid app paradigm.
Yesterday I got an email from a reader that meshes perfectly with what I presented on earlier in the week. Here is his email:
modern.IE is an undertaking my Microsoft to make cross-browser testing for the Internet Explorer browsers easier. Microsoft has created modern.IE to provide developers and designers with a suite of tools to facilitate IE browser testing.
I had previous written something on application development glass ceilings. To describe this I have always used the lack of a ‘image drop-down’ widget as the proof of the glass ceiling when developing web applications. I’m going to get into an solution for that today.
Nested is a jQuery plugin which allows you to create gap-free, multi-column layouts. Unlike other libraries and jQuery plugins similar to Nested, the latter allows you gap-free layouts, which save you some more space on your page.
Here is a collection of CSS links from MVB Tim Spann!
The Dart community has been very active recently. Here are some blog posts you might want to check out...
I'm still at a conference in San Francisco, but I thought I'd post up the links to my last two presentations. These links are both on Github and include an HTML-based slide deck and demos.
This has to be one of the most awesome features of Nancy, Content Negotiation. Recently added in 0.12, it gives you the ability to implement a single route that responds with different versions of the same document, without having to mess up your code with duplicate methods or conditional statements.
CSSTrashman is an online tool which allows you to supply a URL and it scans the website and generates a new clean CSS file from the existing styles.
"In the end, Kara is intended to be a true developer’s framework. Instead of writing traditional HTML and CSS we rely on the power and expressiveness of Kotlin."
Toolbar.js is a jQuery plugin which allows you to create tooltip-style toolbars. It uses Twitter Bootstrap’s icons for the UI. With Toolbar.js you can easily create toolbars for use in web applications.
One of the biggest pains of building websites, in my opinion, is implementing OAuth providers. So PureKrome and myself decided to create WorldDomination: Web Authentication. The idea behind this framework is to keep it super simple to implement OAuth into your website, without the bloat.
I used a tool called pdftk which is excellent, I've used it before for doing various other PDF-related things. To grab metadata such as bookmarks, use the dump-data command, like this:
The idea to study the masks came to me when I saw the Chrome browser logo on a Google website. I liked this effect and I wanted to understand how it works. Well, what is a mask?
I’m fed up with people telling me that WordPress is a platform for amateurs, or that it is not flexible or powerful enough for professionals or that it is just a blog not a website. Therefore, I am setting up this challenge. Challenge me to get my WordPress Website to do anything you want it to do. I (or someone in my team) will make it happen.
RoughDraft. js is a jQuery plugin which allows you to create and prototype full interactive HTML mockups quickly and easily.
"Tools are the enablers that help us bring an idea to fruition. Over the past year we've seen a crazy shift in how much web developers care about the tools they use." Presentation by Addy Osmani.
CSS 3D transforms are just awesome. I’ve seen before some cool and inspiring implementations in the wild and still I can’t believe I didn’t had the chance to write an article on this topic ’til now.